Nova Announcements

Announcing the Nova Institute for Health

A burst of light. The sudden appearance of a bright, new star. In Latin, meaning “fresh, new, young.” These are all definitions of nova—and they are the inspiration behind our organization’s new name: Nova Institute for Health—of People, Places, and Planet.

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Maryland Offers New Micro-Credential Course For Creative Classrooms

The Maryland State Arts Council, the Fine Arts Office of the Maryland State Department of Education, and the Institute for Integrative Health presentedthe Veteran-Ready Community Arts Micro-credential course, a new suite of competency-based professional learning courses for facilitators of creative classrooms geared toward veterans.

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A Natural Road to Recovery for Injured Warriors

On September 26, 2016, the Institute for Integrative Health welcomed 200 guests for the dedication of the Green Road, an outdoor healing environment for injured military service members and their families at Naval Support Activity Bethesda, home of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

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Introducing Scholar Judy Rollins

The Institute is honored to introduce our newest Scholar: Judy Rollins, PhD, RN, an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics at Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C.

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A Tribute to Scholar Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD

Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD, a cherished educator and physician, lived life as she inspired others to live: with joy, gratitude, profound spirituality, reverence of the great outdoors, and a deep commitment to others—most importantly, her family, friends, colleagues, and medical students.

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Staff Wellness Challenge Update

The final week of our Staff Wellness Challenge brought the focus back to our plates. Our goal was to eat the rainbow—specifically, the rainbow of fruits and vegetables.

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Institute Scholar Wins Award from US Ignite

US Ignite, a nonprofit organization promoting the creation of next-generation Internet applications, recognized the innovative work of Institute Scholar Emeritus David Lary with an award for “best use of locavore infrastructure.”

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